Webinar: Responding to COVID-19: Lessons from South Korea and the UK

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14 July 2020 — 9:00AM TO 10:00AM

This webinar brings together parliamentarians from South Korea and the UK to discuss their countries’ respective responses to the COVID-19 crisis. The speakers consider some of the innovative changes brought about by COVID-19 in both countries including the introduction of telehealth platforms in the UK and the use of contact-tracing mobile applications in South Korea. They share the lessons learned from their respective responses to the pandemic and discuss how societies can best balance the need for both privacy and technology.

This event is held in partnership with Yeosijae (Future Consensus Institute). The webinar will be recorded and simultaneously translated into Korean/English.


Youngbae Kim, Member, 21st National Assembly of the Republic of Korea
Junghun Cho, Member, 21st National Assembly of the Republic of Korea
The Rt Hon. the Lord Lansley CBE, Member, House of Lords; UK Secretary of State for Health (2010-12)
The Baroness Brinton, Member and Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Health and Social Care, House of Lords
Chair: John Nilsson-Wright, Korea Foundation Korea Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme, Chatham House

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